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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was very happy with the size of the apartment we had. Extremely big living room. For the most part it was very nice. Staff and service were quite good. The only problem was that the dimmer switch in the bedroom wasn't working properly, causing the spot lighting in the bedroom to flash sometimes.

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Crawley
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is amazing the staff are amazing, and the rooms are absolutely fantastic The rooms are quirky but with that touch of elegance and luxury Room service was great and everything was lovely cant wait to stay there again

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this quirky, romantic hotel, and don't mind paying for it, food is always excellent!! Lots of choice for veggies, free range locally source, all great. The service is not good, nobody seems trained, our room cleaner reeked of BO, room services were erratic, sometimes well done, sometimes half done, sometimes not done. The curtains in the room are...

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed last Friday at the Forbury, great breakfast, friendly helpful staff and a lovely apartment. Close to the station and middle of town. Deffo go again and would recommend. Room service was ok but warm.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for one night while waiting on my daughter to have a baby. I arrived ahead of my husband by train. The hotel is very convenient for train station. I was warmly greeted by the lady who checked me in and as I had arrived slightly early offered me an upgraded room, turned out to be a suite which was...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely comfortable hotel, great bedroom with good facilities, gorgeous fixtures and fittings and friendly staff. Very nice bathroom, tea and coffee in rooms good quality. Can't fault it and would happily visit again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We like this hotel, we do consider it the best hotel in Reading because it is convenient, it has well sized rooms, the bar is good and the food is terrific and the reception team make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive, it has all the things that will have us return. However, to keep it the best...

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Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us had an apartment. The size was good and it had a kitchen. All apartment was nice and clean except the sofa that was dirty and smelly. In the hotel there were a party going on into the night with loud music. The result was a night without any sleep. A phoned the front desk in the...

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Banbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very last minute decision to have a nice night away and meal with my partner brought us to The Forbury, which I had seen before when working in Reading. Despite the fact that our room wasn't in the main hotel (which were full), but was rather a full suite/apartment in the attached annex, it was a wonderful stay. The...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed on a - Sunday night as a overnight. I arrived late against my plan so delighted that the check-in process was very efficient and simple. Valet Parking made this all the easier. Getting to the room on the first floor allowed a little time to admire the beautifully appointed public rooms. Everything was clean and well cared for. Lift...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury hotel with a private house feel, The Forbury has been designed to meet the needs of the single business person or couple seeking refuge from the “rat race”. The bedrooms and suites provide a sumptuous and stimulating environment. Every feature has been designed with comfort in mind. From huge beds with the finest Egyptian cotton sheets to American walnut floors with underfloor heating and fine Italian chrome bath fittings, nothing has been overlooked. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Forbury Hotel

Address: 26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Reading
Price Range: RM767 - RM1,677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Forbury Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Forbury Hotel Reading
The Forbury Hotel Reading, Berkshire
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Reading
#1 Business Hotel in Reading
#1 Luxury Hotel in Reading
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“We stayed in 16 which had a lovely 4 poster bed and no noise, great nights sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles kimJ5534MH, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had Rm15 and it was beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles a_lice336, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“better to stay in the main hotel rather than the apartments which you need to walk through the dining room to get to”
 of 5 bubbles bossmanGlasgow, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Go to the rear hotel Carpark.Double yellows and disabled parking at the hotel entrance with only 1 space to park whilst dropping the bags.”
 of 5 bubbles 836ianf, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Apartments are best value for money, and very quiet at weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles Bigbax, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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